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  • Page 2 importantUsageinstructions WARNING! TO REDUCE THE RISKOF FiREORELECTRIC SHOCK,DONOTEXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN ORMOISTURE, WARNING! TO REDUCE THE RISKOF ELECTRIC SHOCK ANDTO REDUCE ANNOYING iNTERFERENCE, USETHERECOMMENDED A CCESSORIES ONLY. COPYRIGHT W ARNING: Unauthorized recording of copyrighted materials may infringe on the rights of copyright owners and be contrary to copyright laws.
  • Page 3 CAUTION: Danger e xplosion if the wrong type of batteries are attached. Useonly the same type of batteries. Donot expose batteries or product to excessive heat such as the inside ef a car under direct sunlight, fire, etc. important Warning CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RiSK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER...
  • Page 4 In these safety instructions the word "product" refers to the CanonHD Camcorder VIXIAHFR21 A / VIXIA HF R20 A / VIXIA HF R200 A and all its accessories. Read these instructions. Keepthese instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not usethis apparatus near water. Cleanonly with dry cloth.
  • Page 5 Trademark Acknowledgements * SD, SDHCand SDXCLogos are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. * Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. * Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. * "x.v.Oolor"...
  • Page 6 ([_] 36). 1 "Full HD 1080" refers to Canon camcorders compliant with high-definition video composed of 1,080 vertical pixels (scanning lines). 2 Video is recorded at this resolution only when the recording mode is set to MXP or PXP mode.
  • Page 7 SmartSmart AUTO (_ 43) Smart AUTO automatically selects the best scene mode for the scene you want to shoot. You get spectacular recordings every time without worrying about settings. Just point the camcorder and it will automatically select the best settings your subject Video Snapshot ____J(C[3 68)
  • Page 8 Enjoyingyour Recordingson OtherDevices Connect the camcorder to an HDTV (C[_ 114) Z',VCHD digital recorders with an SD memory card slot 4. AVCHD-compatible HDTVs__and '_J_" Save or upload to Use an Eye-Fi card ([_ 130) to the Web. ® ® wirelessly upload recordings to your computer or a video sharing Web site.
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Tableof contents I introduction Exciting Features and New Functions About this Manual Getting to Know the Camcorder Supplied Accessories and CD-ROMs Names of Parts I Preparations Getting Started Charging the Battery Pack Preparing the Accessories Adjusting the Position and Brightness of the LCD Screen Basic Operation of the Camcorder Using the Touch Screen...
  • Page 11 I Smart AUTOMode Basic Recording Shooting Video and Taking Photos in Smart AUTO Mode Zooming Quick Start Function = Video Basic Playback Playing Back the Video 3D Flip View The Index Selection Screen: Selecting the Content to Play Back Date Index Screen and Gallery Screen Deleting Scenes Advanced Functions...
  • Page 12: Tabe Of Contents

    Onscreen Displays and Data Code Rating Scenes Gallery and Scene Operations Managing Stories Capturing Video Snapshot Scenes and Photos from a Movie Dividing Scenes Decorating Scenes Photos Basic Playback Viewing Photos Deleting Photos Additional Functions Taking Photos in Flexible Recording k4ode Selecting Photo Size Slideshow...
  • Page 13 I Additionalinformation Appendix: Menu Options Lists FUNC. Panel Setup Menus Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays Trouble? Troubleshooting List of Messages Do's and Don'ts Handling Precautions Maintenance/Others Using the Camcorder Abroad General Information Accessories Optional Accessories Product Codes Specifications Index Table of contents...
  • Page 14: About This Manual

    About this Manual Thank you for purchasing the Canon VIXIA HF R21 / VIXIA HF R20 / VlXIA HF R200. Please read this manual carefully before you use the camcorder and retain it for future reference. Should your camcorder fail to operate correctly, refer to Troubleshooting 152).
  • Page 15 [T_'_j indicates that a function is available Brackets []are used to refer to control the operating mode indicated buttons and menu options you will indicates that the function is not available. touch on the screen and to other a detailed explanation refer to Operating onscreen...
  • Page 16: Supplied Accessories And Cd-Roms

    Supplied Accessories and CD-ROMs The following accessories are supplied with the camcorder: pact Power Adapter* 0BatteryPac, t_,IFC-3OOPCU/B UBB Cable BTV-250NStereo Video Cabe,4 Yellow ,, Red ,, White plugs BTC-tOO,S,BMICab,eouickG _*Stylus Pen * CA-1 10E including power cord, in Asia. 16 * Introd_cton...
  • Page 17 The following CD-ROMs and software are supplied with the camcorder: • PIXELA's Transfer Utility CD-ROM 1 and Installation Guide for PIXELA's software - PIXELA's Transfer Utility - Software for saving and transferring movies and music files you can use as background music.
  • Page 18: Names Of Parts

    Names of Parts Left side view _} RESET button (C[_ 156) _) _ button ([_ 30)/_/lllF_ button 125) _3} _,l,_i]E_ (camera]play) button ([_ 31) @ VIDEO SNAP (video snapshot) button (CEI 68) @ DISP. (onscreen display) button (C[_ 87)/ BAlq-. INFO button (_ 151) MIC terminal (_ CZ} USB terminal...
  • Page 19 Front view @ Stereo microphone (l_[] 75) @ Zoom lever (El] 47) @ PHOTO button (_ 43,107) _# ACCESS indicator 43, 58, 107) @) POWER button @) ON/OFF (CHG) (charge) indicator: Green - ON Orange - Standby (_ Red - Charging (I]_ 21) @ LCD touch screen (_ 27, 29)
  • Page 20 @ Speaker ([_ START/STOP button ([_[_ 43, 58) _t} Tripod socket ([_ 167) @ Serial number The serial number label is located on the battery compartment cover. @ Battery compartment cover ([_ <_# Battery compartment ® 20 * Introd _ct on...
  • Page 21: Getting Started

    Preparations This chapter describes basic operations, such as using the touch panel, navigating the menus, and first time settings to help you learn more about your camcorder. Getting Started Chargingthe Battery Pack ON/OFF (CHG) The camcorder can be powered with a DCINterminal (charge) indicator battery pack or directly using the com-...
  • Page 22 3 Slide the battery compartment cover away from the lens and open it. ® 4 Insert the battery pack all the way into the compartment and press gently until it clicks. 5 Close the cover and slide it toward the lens until you hear a click. 6 Charging will start when the camcorder...
  • Page 23 To remove the battery pack 1 Slide the battery compartment cover away from the lens and open it. 2 Raise the edge of the battery pack in the direction of the ..;_;_i_!!iiiiiii!i!ii::iiiiiii ¸iSi_ii:i;iiii_!iiii!!i!!iiii_i arrow and pull out the battery pack.
  • Page 24: Preparingthe Accessories

    If remaining battery time is an issue, you can power the camcorder using the compact power adapter so the battery pack will not be con- sumed. Charged battery packs continue to discharge naturally. Therefore, charge them on the day of use, or the day before, to ensure a full charge.
  • Page 25 StylusPen Straps To attach an optional wrist strap Pass the attaching end of the wrist strap through the rear bracket on the cam- corder, thread the wrist strap through the loop and fasten. You can also attach the wrist strap to the strap mount on the grip belt to use both for extra convenience and protection.
  • Page 26 To attach an optional shoulder strap Pass the ends of the shoulder strap through the strap mount on the grip belt and adjust the length of the strap, 26 * Preparatior_s...
  • Page 27: Adjusting The Position And Brightnessof The Lcdscreen

    Adjusting the Position and Brightnessof the LCDScreen Rotating the LCD Panel Open the LCD panel 90 degrees. You can rotate the panel 90 degrees downward, You can rotate the panel 180 degrees toward the lens, Rotating the LCD panel 180 degrees can be useful when you wish to include yourself in the picture when recording with the self timer, 180 °...
  • Page 28 With the camcorder on, hold I[_ilsRl pressed down for more than 2 seconds. Repeat this action to switch the LCD backlight between off (normal) and on (bright). If I--_ O [LCD Screen Dimmer] is set to [_J_ On], pressing [_ii_R1for more than 2 seconds will turn offthe screen dimmer and return the LCD screen to its previous brightness setting.
  • Page 29: Basic Operation Of The Camcorder

    Basic Operation of the Camcorder Usingthe TouchScreen The control buttons and menu items that appear on the touch screen change dynamically depending on the operating mode and the task you are performing. You can easily operate the touch screen using your finger or the supplied stylus pen.
  • Page 30: Operatingmodes

    In the following cases, you may not be able to perform touch operations correctly. - Operating the touch screen with wet or gloved hands or using your fingernails or other hard-tipped objects other than the stylus pen, such as ballpoint pens. - Applying excessive force or forcefully scratching the touch screen.
  • Page 31 Playback Press the _ (camera/play) button to switch the camcorder between camera (recording) mode and playback mode. You can press I'_E_ 1 when the camcorder is off to turn it on directly in playback mode. Press_ Playing backmovies (iZ350). Press(____, touch [£1_5] andthen Viewingphotos([Z3 103).
  • Page 32: Usingthe Menus

    Usingthe Menus Many of the camcorder's functions can be adjusted from the FUNC. panel and the setup menus. In _ mode, however, most menus can- not be accessed and, except in a few cases, most menu settings will return to their default values. For details about the available menu options and settings, refer to the appendix Menu Options Lists ([_.] 132).
  • Page 33 The S etup Menus mode only: Touch [FUNC.] 2 Touch [MENU] to open the setup menus. 3 Touch the tab of the desired menu. 4 Drag your finger up and down to bring the setting you want to change into orange selection bar.
  • Page 34: First Time Settings

    First Time Settings Setting the Date and Time You will need to set the date and time of the camcorder before you can start using it. The [Date/Time] screen will appear automatically when the cam- corder's clock is not set. When the [Date/Time] screen appears, the year will be selected.
  • Page 35: Changingthe Language

    Changingthe Language The default language of the camcorder is English. You can set it to one of 27 languages. Operatingmodes: * Only when performingthe procedure in a recording mode. NOTES Some control buttons, such as [ZOOM[, [FUNC,] or [MENU[, will appear in English regardless of the language selected, Changingthe Time Zone Change the time zone to match your location.
  • Page 36: Using A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Memory CardsCompatiblefor Use with the Camcorder You can use commercially available Secure Digital (SD) cards with this camcorder. However, depending on the memory card, you may not be able to record movies. Refer to the table below. As of October 2010, the movie recording function has been tested using SD/SDHC/SDXC...
  • Page 37 SDXC Memory Cards Use SDXC memory cards only with SDXC-compatible devices, such as SDXC-compatible digital recorders, computers and card readers. The table below summarizes compatibility by computer operating system, as of October 2010. For the latest information, however, contact the computer, operating system or memory card manufacturer.
  • Page 38: Inserting And Removinga Memory Card

    Inserting and Removinga Memory Card Make sure to initialize (1_] 41) all memory cards before using them with this camcorder. 1 Turn off the camcorder. Make sure the ON/OFF (CHG) indicator is off. ON/OFF(CHG)_=_ 2 Open the double memory card slot cover.
  • Page 39: Selecting The Memoryfor The Recordings

    Selecting the Memoryfor the Recordings You can select to record your movies and photos in the built-in memory (_1_/_) or on a memory card. The default memory for recording both is the built-in memor (I]_/_1_) or memory card I_ (_). Operating modes: POINTS TOCHECK Be sure you understand the information provided in Eye-Fi Cards...
  • Page 40: Relay Recordingof Movies

    Relay Recordingof Movies You can activate the relay recording so if the memory you are using becomes full while recording movies, the recording will continue auto- matically on a memory card. When recording on memory card _, you can use memory card [] for relay recording ([]_] •...
  • Page 41: Initializing The Memory

    Initializing the Memory Initialize memory cards when you use them with this camcorder for the first time. You can also initialize a memory card or the built-in memory (llTJf_l/llT'af_il only) to permanently delete all the recordings it contains. At the time of purchase, the built-in memory comes pre- initialized and contains music files for use as background music during playback.
  • Page 42 INPORTANT + Initializing the memory will permanently erase all recordings. Lost origi- nal recordings cannot be recovered. Make sure you save important recordings in advance using an external device (_ 116). + Initializing a memory card will permanently erase any music and image files you may have transferred to the card.
  • Page 43: I Smart Automode

    Smart AUTOMode This chapter covers how to easily record video and photos in Smart AUTO mode, and how to use basic shooting functions like zoom and Quick Start. To enjoy full access to menus and more advanced functions, refer to the relevant chapters for video (_ 58) and photos (_ 107).
  • Page 44 To record v ideo Press _START/STOP to begin recording. Press START/STOP again to pause the recording, To take photos 3 Press PHOTOihalfway. If the subject is not in focus, (_ will flash in yellow. Adjust the camcorder's position and press {_ halfway again.
  • Page 45 eWhen shooting mode, the oamcorde_ wil! a utomatica!ly detect certain characteristics ofthe subject, background, lighting conditions, etc, I twill t hen a djust various settings (focus, exposure, color, insage stabilization, image quality, among others), selecting best settings for the scene you want to shoot, The Smart AUTO mode...
  • Page 46 - Do not change the camcorder's operating mode. • Be sure to save your recordings regularly (1_3 116), especially after making important recordings. Canon shall not be liable for any loss or corruption of data. • When recording photos on an Eye-Fi card in memory card slot _], pho- tos will be uploaded automatically when the camcorder is in playback mode if you are within the range of a configured network.
  • Page 47: Zooming

    Zooming Operating modes: The camcorder offers three types of zoom - optical, advanced and dig- ital. For optical zoom, the camcorder uses the optical magnification ratio of the lens. For advanced zoom, the camcorder processes the image beyond the range of the optical zoom to obtain a larger zoom without any deterioration in image quality.
  • Page 48 Using the Touch Screen's Zoom C ontrols 1 Display the zoom controls on the touch screen. The zoom controls appear on the left side of the screen. 2 Touch the zoom controls to operate the zoom. Touch anywhere within the W area to zoom out or anywhere within the T area to zoom in.
  • Page 49: Quick Start Function

    Quick Start Function When you close the LCD panel with the camcorder on, the camcorder enters the standby mode. In standby mode the camcorder consumes only about 1/3 the power used when recording, saving energy when you are using a battery pack. Additionally, when you open the LCD panel, the camcorder is ready to start recording in approximately...
  • Page 50: Video

    Video This chapter covers functions related to movies, including play- back, advanced shooting, advanced functions and scene oper- ations. For details about basic video shooting, refer to Smart AUTO Mode ([_.] 43). Basic Playback PlayingBack the Video To play back scenes based on their rating, see Playing Back Scenes by Rating ([_.] 89).
  • Page 51: Flip View

    Memory being read. i2 Recording date. 3_Drag y our finger left f or t he next index page*. Drag y our finger right for t he previous index page*. Select adifferent index screen toread d ifferent content or from adifferent memory (l_]54).
  • Page 52 Duringplayback: Stop the playback. % Jump to the beginning of the scene, Double-tap to jump to the previous scene, Pause the playback, Touch to show volume and audio balance controls, Drag your finger left and right along the bar to adjust. For [Music Balance], adjust toward [_] to increase the level of the original audio;...
  • Page 53 Duringplayback pause: Resume playback. 12_ Slow playback backward*. 3_ Slow playback forward*. Decorate scenes ([_ 97). * Touchrepeatedlyto increasethe playbackspeed 1/8 -_ 1/4 the normalspeed. Duringslow playback,touch anywhereon the screen to return to playback pause. IMPORTANT Observe the following precautions while the ACCESS indicator is on or flashing.
  • Page 54: The Index Selectionscreen: Selecting The Contentto Playback

    3DFlipView 3D Flip View is a fun way to display your video recordings (original scenes) in a 3D layout, organized by recording date. In the date index screen, touch [_6/_]. To return to the date index screen, touch [_]. Drag your finger up and down to browse through the scenes recorded in the displayed date.
  • Page 55 Inany index s creen, touch [ £FE::]_]. During single photo view, touch t he screen once t odisplay the controls then t ouch [ _] toopen t he [Photos] index screen, Touch the tab ofthe desired memory: built-in memory (G_I/IHE_I only), memory card _ ormemory card _]1.
  • Page 56: Date Index Screen And Gallery Screen

    Date Index Screen and Gallery Screen From the index selection screen you can choose two methods to display scenes. Touch [Da Date] to display the date index screen, which groups scenes by recording date. Touch [E_,m. Gallery] to dis- play the gallery screen, which organizes scenes by various groups, or "stories".
  • Page 57 3 Touch the desired option. If you selected [Select], touch the scenes to delete and then touch [OK]. A checkmark ./will appear on selected scenes. Touch a selected scene again to remove the checkmark. You can also touch [Remove All] to remove all checkmarks. 4 Touch [Yes] @ [OK].
  • Page 58: Advanced Functions

    Advanced Functions ShootingVideo in Flexible RecordingMode When the camcorder is in (flexible recording) mode, you can enjoy full access to the menus and manually adjust the exposure, focus, white balance and many more of the camcorder's settings to your preference. The camcorder can even help you with the settings, for example, when you use Special Scene recording programs ([_ 61).
  • Page 59: Selecting The Videoquality (Recordingmode)

    Be sure t osave y our recordings regularly (C]_ 1 16), especially after making important recordings. Canon shall not b eliable forany l oss o r corruption ofdata. (_) NOTES The z oom, Quick Start function, power saving modes, etc. o perate same way i n mode asin_ mode.
  • Page 60: Selecting The Frame Rate

    ApprOximate recording times Defaultvalue a GB 20 mrn, 30 min. 40 mtn, " fir, 10 rnin. 30 rain. Memory card 2 hr 3 nr, 8 GB Memory card/ 40 mm, 1 hr, - nr 20 rain, Built-it 25 mtn. memory2 16 GB - nr.
  • Page 61: Specialscene Recordingprogramsand Programmedae

    Options(*Default value) [_ 60i ( Standard)]* 60fields per s econd, interlaced. This i sthe default setting and issuitable for m ost situations. PF30] 30 frames per second, progressive. Use this frame rate to easily edit your recordings, for example, to post them on the Web.
  • Page 62 Options (_ Default value) [_Portrait] The camcorder uses a large aper- ture, to achieve a sharp focus on the subject while blurring the background, [_._Spotts] To record sports scenes such as tennis or golf, [-_1 Night Scene] To record nightscapes with lower noise, [_¢Snow] To record in bright ski resorts without...
  • Page 63: Cinemamode: Givinga Cinematiclook To Your Recordings

    [[_i-'-. Fireworks] To record fireworks. NOTES [@ Portrait]/[C._k.Sports]/[_J# Snow]/[_ Beach]: The picture may not appear smooth during playback. [@ Portrait]: The blur effect of the background increases the more you zoom in (T). Snow]/[_ Beach]: The subject may become overexposed on cloudy days or in shaded places.
  • Page 64: Image Stabilization

    image Stabilization The image stabilizer reduces camcorder blur (blur due to the cam- corder moving) so you can get nice, stable shots. Select the image sta- bilization mode according to the shooting conditions. In _ mode, this function is set to [_]_ Standard] and cannot be changed. Operating modes: * Availablefor movies only.
  • Page 65: Pre-Recording

    Pre-Rec0rding The camcorder will start recording 3 seconds before you press [ST_,RY/sToP i ensuring you do not miss important shooting opportuni- ties. This is especially useful when it is difficult to predict when to start recording. Operating modes: 1 Activate the pre-recording function, * "_ appears.
  • Page 66: Face Detection

    Face Detection The camcorder automatically detects people's faces and uses this information to select the optimal settings for beautiful videos and pho- tos. Operating modes: POINTS TOOHEOK • Select a recording program other than [3,8 Night Scene], [@ Low Light] or [.)j.'-..
  • Page 67: Touch& Track

    Face d etection cannot beused w hen t he shutter speed used i sslower than 1/30 (1/24 i fthe frame r ate i sset t o[_ PF24]) orwhen t he digi- tal z oom isactivated atmore than 8 0x zoom. When face d etection isactivated, the slowest shutter speed used b y the...
  • Page 68: Videosnapshot

    VideoSnapshot Record a series of short scenes or capture short scenes from a movie you have previously recorded. Play your video snapshot scenes set to your favorite music ([_ 82) to create your own fun music video. You will be surprised how by changing the background music, you can give your scenes an entirely new feel.
  • Page 69: Digital Effects

    Digital Effects Operating modes: * You can previewthe digital effect on the screen. , The icon of the selected digital effect appears in green. Effects are applied immediately. To fade in/out Press [_i_i in record pause mode (0||) to start recording with a fade in.
  • Page 70: Manual Exposureadjustment

    Faders cannot beused when r ecording video s napshot scenes or when pre-recording isactivated. Manual ExposureAdjustment At times, backlit subjects may appear too dark (underexposed) or sub- jects under very strong lights may appear too bright or glaring (overex- posed). To correct this, you can adjust the exposure manually or use the Touch AE function to automatically set the optimal exposure for the subject you select.
  • Page 71: Manual Focusadjustment

    (_ NOTES Ifthe recording program ischanged during exposure lock, the cam- corder will r eturn toautomatic exposure. When shooting subjects with astrong light source behind them, the camcorder automatically corrects forthe backlight. You c an turn off t he automatic backlight correction with the _...
  • Page 72 3 Touch and hold [_] or[i] toadjust the focus. • The c enter ofthe screen will b emagnified tohelp y ou focus m ore easily. You c an also t urn off t his function with the _ @[Focus Assistance] setting.
  • Page 73: Tele-Macro

    NOTES Any o fthe following actions will d eactivate tele-macro. -Turning off t he camcorder, - Changing the camcorder's operating mode, -Zooming out t oward wide a ngle. - Setting the recording program to[)i-'-. Fireworks]. Tele-macro cannot beactivated ordeactivated while r ecording. You c an focus onasubject asclose as 40cm (1.3 f t.) a tfull telephoto.
  • Page 74: Self Timer

    Options (_ Default value) [AWB AutomaUc]_ The camcorder automatically sets the white bal- ance for natural looking colors. [_.'- Daylight] To record outdoors. [',6,-'- T ungsten] To record under tungsten and tungsten-type (3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting. [_._ Custom WB] Use the custom white balance setting to make white subjects appear white under colored lighting.
  • Page 75: Audio Recordinglevel

    For photos: Press [PH_T@, first halfway to activate the autofocus then fully. The camcorder will record the photo after a 1O-second countdown. The countdown appears on the screen, NOTES Once the countdown has begun, any of the following actions will cancel the self timer.
  • Page 76 2 Touch and hold [4] or[1_] t oadjust theaudio r ecording level as necessary. As aguideline, adjust the audio recording level so that the audio level meter will g otothe right ofthe -12 dB mark o nly o ccasionally. Ifthe _ @[Audio Mix] setting is[_ On], anaudio level indicator for t he built-in microphone...
  • Page 77: Using Headphones

    Using Headphones Use headphones for playback or to check the audio level while record- ing. The headphones are connected to the AV OUT/_ terminal, which is used for both the head )hones and the audio/video output. Before connecting the headphones, follow the procedure below to change the function of the terminal from AV output to _ (headphones) output.
  • Page 78 O _MPORTANT When using h eadphones, make sure t olower the volume toanappro- priate level. Do not c onnect the headphones tothe AV OUT/O t erminal ifthe O icon d oes n ot a ppear onthe screen. The n oise output insuch c ase m ay beharmful toyour hearing.
  • Page 79 Usingothermicrophones Connect the external microphone to the MIC terminal. Use commercially available con- denser microphones with their own power supply. You can connect almost any stereo microphone with a _ 3.5 mm plug but audio record- ing levels may vary. Selecting the Type of Audio input Perform the following after connecting the external microphone audio device to the MIC terminal.
  • Page 80: Selecting The Playbackstarting Point

    NOTES When an external microphone is connected to the camcorder, O _Nind Screen] will automatically be set to [_ Off _/¢]. If the audio level is too high and the sound gets distorted, turn on the microphone attenuator with the _ O [Microphone Attenuator] set- ting or adjust the audio recording level manually (C]_ 75).
  • Page 81 Touch twice t oreturn tothe index screen, 2_ Previous/next scene. 3_ Drag your finger left along the ruler to display the next 5 frames, Current scene / Total number of scenes, Scene's recording mode and length, Recording date and time. Drag your finger right along the ruler to display the previ- ous 5 frames.
  • Page 82: Playingback Scenesor Slideshow Set To Background Music

    PlayingBack Scenesor Slideshow Set to Background Music You can play back scenes in the date index screen, stories in the gal- lery and photo slideshows set to background music. You can use one of the supplied music tracks or connect an external audio player to use your favorite songs as background music.
  • Page 83 Select the desired music track. Adjust toward [%_,] to increase the level of the original audio; adjust toward [,!1] to increase the level of back- ground music. Set the level in the middle for an equal mix of both. 3_ Delete the music track selected. Listen to the music track selected.
  • Page 84 4 Play b ack t he scenes with aparticular rating. To play back a slideshow from the photo index screen 3 Touch a photo to go to single photo view and continue with the slideshow procedure 109). To delete a music track In the music track...
  • Page 85 4 Adjust theaudio i nput asnecessary. Start the music playback onthe external player and adjust its volume according tothe onscreen indications. When the audio input isinthe correct range, stop the music playback and touch [ X] on the camcorder. Touch [External Player Link] tolink t he video p layback tothe start/ end ofthe music from the external...
  • Page 86 NOTES Initializing a memory card will permanently erase any music files you may have transferred to the card, (I]_J/_J_ The music files that come pre-installed in the built-in memory will be restored after it is initial- ized.) - Windows users: Use the supplied software PIXELA's Transfer Utility or VideoBrowser to transfer music files from the supplied Camcorder Supplemental Disc to a memory card after it is initialized, For details,...
  • Page 87: Rating Scenes

    OnscreenDisplaysand Data Code You can turn most onscreen displays on or off. Operating modes: Repeatedly press [[_ilsR ] to turn the onsereen displays on/off in the following sequence: mode: All displays on Most displays off* and _ modes**: Only data code on All displays on * Pressing 'DiSRI w turn off most of the cons and d spays that appear automat -...
  • Page 88 Operating modes: Select [_ Off] to deactivate rating scenes after recording. After you finish recording a scene, you can select one of the following rating marks for the scene. [-k_-_r ], [_-k • ], [-_-o • ]: Rates the scene with three, two or one star, respectively.
  • Page 89 Rating Scenes During Playback 1 Play b ack f rom the gallery the story t hat c ontains the scenes you want torate. 2 During playback ofascene you want torate, pause t he playback and rate the scene. 3 Touch [_] toresume the playback and rate other scenes inthe same w ay ortouch [ m]toreturn t othe gallery.
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